Anthony Recker snapped a sixth-inning tie with a three-run homer in a rare start, and the New York Mets held off the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 Sunday to avoid dropping into last place.
Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion and Melky Cabrera each hit a solo homer, and the Toronto Blue Jays erased a three-run deficit to beat the Yankees 4-3 Sunday.
Ryan Howard drove in three runs, Marlon Byrd homered and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the New York Mets 7-2 on Saturday night.
Drew Hutchison pitched seven shutout innings, Jose Bautista homered for the fourth straight game and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 2-0 on Saturday.
On Wednesday night, the New York Yankees faced off against against the ever so dominant David Price and collected 9 consecutive hits in the third inning. Every Yankee in the batting order got a hit off of David Price last night at Comerica Park.
It’s the offense’s move. I suspect we will not see a major reaction or response from batters this year, not as long as they stubbornly insist on making hard outs rather than trying for soft hits.
If you didn’t know by now, Texas Rangers’ Elvis Andrus and Adrian Beltre are pretty tight. From their back-and-forth banter to fooling each other on the field, there’s no pair more fun to watch. Need proof?
In light of the Boston Red Sox signing Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million deal, let’s take a look at other MLB players who defected from Cuba.
Lucas Duda homered twice, drove in a career-high five runs and was involved in the New York Mets’ first triple play in over four seasons, allowing a grieving Bartolo Colon to breeze to an 11-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.
Pinch-hitter Brian McCann lined a three-run homer with two outs in the 10th inning, and the New York Yankees beat the Chicago White Sox 7-4 Saturday to complete a three-game sweep.
Adrian Gonzalez had the kind of game that has enabled him to drive in 100 or more runs six times in his big league career. And he’s closing in on another one.
The New York Yankees have retired four-time World Series champion manager Joe Torre’s No. 6.
New York Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild and manager Joe Girardi were pleased with Japanese All-Star’s 35-pitch effort Saturday morning.
No celebration is complete without a Gatorade shower.
An ode to the girls who who protect and serve the foul ball line spectators.